Battle of Halidon Hill - English Heritage

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    "The expulsion of Edward Balliol from the Scottish throne in a coup just before Christmas 1332 prompted his sponsor, King Edward III of England, to open hostilities against Scotland by besieging Berwick-upon-Tweed, which had been retaken by the Scots in 1318. In an attempt to relieve Berwick, a Scottish army gave battle against Edward III and Edward Balliol. The Scots waited until after midday to attack, and marched across boggy ground to meet the English, but buckled under a hail of arrows...."
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    English Heritage
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    Link: http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/caring/listing/battlefields/battle-of-halidon-hill
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 9 years, 8 months ago
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